from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In gun-making, a gimlet or drill used for boring the touch-hole of a piece of ordnance.


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  • It's also interesting from the standpoint of an English-speaker because it links French words like "foret" the circumflex is supposed to be over the "e," but I can't insert it in here with English words like "forest," which still has the "s."

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  • Dans la foret lointaine, entends tu le cukoo, du haut de son grand chene, il repond au hibou.

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  • HOW IRONOC! and don't, please foret the highly ridiculous NCLB aka "NO TEACHER LEFT STANDING!" veteran teachers have been bending over backwards to help students long before NCLB. it frightens me that Obama is even botheribg to revise it–there goes more wasted money. what he really needs are local federal regulators–veteran educators evaluatin schools' practices. by the way, as an aside, i have worked at your school of attendance in Ohio.

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  • MozThaGreat can ridley scott direct this please! and yea foret that new manhattan bs evilmonkeyg1

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  • I'd rather drop those islands right now and foret about them than go to war to keep them.

    Strike Against War 2008

  • Bref en gros le matin ca simule le levé du soleil avec des cuicui, des bruit de foret, la mer etc etc etc ... faut choisir le son!

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  • Ne quis irae divinae judicium putaret, aut paupertas exosa foret.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Decernuntur furi gravia et horrenda supplicia, quum potius providendum multo foret ne fures sint, ne cuiquam tam dira furandi aut pereundi sit necessitas.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • Tantae formae fuit ut cum vincta loris, feris exposita foret, equorum calcibus obterenda, ipsis jumentis admiratione fuit; laedere noluerunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • [263] Si foret in terris rideret Democritus, seu, &c. A satirical Roman in his time, thought all vice, folly, and madness were all at full sea, [264] Omne in praecipiti vitium stetit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007


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